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Museum of Flight Program Offers Talks with First Responders to Apollo 11’s Splashdown

Museum of Flight Program Offers Talks with First Responders to Apollo 11’s Splashdown

. July 24, 2019

TUKWILA, Wash – On July 27 at 7 p.m., U.S. Navy helicopter pilot Bruce Johnson, and Apollo 11 Flight Surgeon Bill Carpentier discuss their famous roles in recovering the Apollo 11 astronauts moments after the Moonshot splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. They were among the first people to great the returning Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins, […]

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Bell Gallery at Brown University Presents “Fertile Ground” with Work by Maria Berrio, Zoe Charlton, Joiri Minaya

Bell Gallery at Brown University Presents “Fertile Ground” with Work by Maria Berrio, Zoe Charlton, Joiri Minaya

. July 24, 2019

The David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University is presenting Fertile Ground, an exhibition of work by María Berrío, Zoë Charlton and Joiri Minaya. The artists’ multimedia collages vividly depict bodies enveloped by nature, juxtaposing the cultivated garden with the wild and the real with the surreal. While the artists’ practices and perspectives are unique, […]

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Museum of Russian Icons announce Curator’s Talk Why wrestle angels? Who’s asking? with Exhibition Curator Lynette Hull

Museum of Russian Icons announce Curator’s Talk Why wrestle angels? Who’s asking? with Exhibition Curator Lynette Hull

. July 23, 2019

Wrestling with Angels explores how God relates to man and how man wrestles with God in order to understand life’s meaning. In this curator’s talk, discover the unspoken assumptions behind the icons, how the iconographer communicates these assumptions artistically and why they matter. The 45-minute lecture will be followed by a Q&A with the curator. […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Museum of Russian Icons Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

. July 23, 2019

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. The Museum of Russian Icons, participating museums, and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Tickets will be available […]

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WORKSHOP Beyond the Classroom: A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers with Maureen McCormick at the Museum of Russian Icons

WORKSHOP Beyond the Classroom: A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers with Maureen McCormick at the Museum of Russian Icons

. July 23, 2019

This workshop is designed for those who have completed at least one icon with the Prosopon School of Iconology and would like to continue building their skills. Mastering the challenging medium of egg tempera, as well as the learning the “grammar” of iconography, is like the old joke about how one gets to Carnegie Hall: […]

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